Some will say that the Cayman is an interpretation of a hard-top Boxster, but I’ve never agreed with that ideology. The Cayman is more focused, faster and with that fixed roof, has always had a completely different agenda than the Boxster. But when it comes to power and performance, the Cayman sits squarely in between the Boxster and 911. Launched at Zebra Sq in KL yesterday evening, this new iteration of Cayman promises an even smaller gap between the three models. Also breaking cover together with the Cayman were the Cayenne S Diesel and Cayenne Turbo S models.
Last Saturday, ‘(00) hopped in an RS250 (courtesy of TC Euro Cars) and participated in one of the largest Renault gatherings for a short drive from Renault’s PJ showroom towards Bangsar Shopping Center. The drive was a collaboration between RS Collectif (Renault’s enthusiast club) together with TC Euro Cars and saw participation from some 20 cars which included the Megane RS, Clio RS, and Megane R26. The purpose of the drive was for the club members to have a quick get-together over brunch, and for them to view the line-up in BSC where there was a Renault-Nissan roadshow.
The month of May 2013 sees Automobili Lamborghini turn 50 years old. To celebrate, the marque has organized a grand tour across Italy; flagging off from Milan through Lombardia, Toscana, Rome, and finally stopping at Sant’Agata Bolognese, Lamborghini’s birthplace. As you might imagine, organizing such a run would be a logistic nightmare; especially when you have to ship in cars from all over the world. As such, participation was limited to only 350 slots, and with thousands of owners who wanted to expressed interest to join the drive, many were left disappointed.
Yes. You can now physically own a part of Zerotohundred.com! We’ve launched our virgin issue just yesterday and I’m excited to share this joy with you. You’d be pleased to know it’ll be available at all major newsstands and bookstores so it shouldn’t be too hard to spot!
Just to bring you up to speed and to keep our loyal members in the loop, this new Zerotohundred Magazine is a 132 paged, independent, bimonthly magazine that is licensed to and published by Proto Malaysia, the outfits behind Motor Trader, Malaysia’s largest and most popular car classifieds magazine.
We were at Sepang earlier today for a dual launch of the facelifted MY2013 Gallardo LP560-4, as well as to introduce the new Malaysian team, Team FX Primus Aylezo JH Italia, which will be racing for the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo Asia 2013 season. Because Zerotohundred are the official media partners for Team Aylezo, the entire ‘(00) team were there to cover the day’s events. Expect a more detailed introduction to the Team Aylezo a little later on.
So, we are here! Happening now at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Singapore. We have a few exciting cars lined up at our booth, ranging from 4 cylinders all the way to the daddy 12 cylinder V-engine. Here’s a little peek for you guys to see.
This review is long overdue, and I apologize in advance to Goodyear Malaysia. You see, some months back, I received a set of Goodyear Eagle EfficientGrip tyres which were put to test on my regular daily driver, a Civic FD1. My daily commute is a lengthy one, averaging 100-120km on a regular weekday. Given Goodyear’s claim of EfficientGrip being their quietest tyre, it was interesting to see just how they would perform.
Some would say the Cayenne GTS suffers from middle child syndrome. It’s not difficult to imagine why; the car slots in neatly, in almost every aspect, between the Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo siblings. Although the GTS looks very much like its Turbo brethren – flared wheel arches, big-intake front bumper, high gloss black trim, darkened LED taillights, quad exhaust pipes; it is closer related to the S model mechanically. And whilst most people wouldn’t be able to tell the GTS apart from the Turbo, sharp eyed readers will note the car’s matte black exhaust tips, and slightly different rear spoiler.
This might be hard to believe, but I first heard that there was an LFA in town, when doing my daily browsing on Zerotohundred.com. Yes, despite contributing here myself, news of an LFA in Malaysia had flown under my radar, and I had no idea one was headed down here. To set things straight, I made my way to Wing Hin’s Lexus showroom in Sg Besi, and set an appointment for some private time with the elusive machine.
Earlier tonight, Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM) finally unveiled the seventh iteration of the Golf to the Malaysian public. In typical VW fashion, the launch was a well-planned event at an airplane hangar, with performances to entertain the crowd of both guests and media folk. Many of you would have no doubt already seen pics of the new Golf, but we’ve got to say that the new car looks much better in person than it does in pictures; more chiseled and angular than its predecessor.